rackety

adjective
rack·​ety | \ ˈra-kə-tē How to pronounce rackety (audio) \

Definition of rackety

1 : noisy
2 : rowdy
3 : rickety

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Examples of rackety in a Sentence

anyone operating that rackety machine had better wear earplugs the once-familiar sight of a rackety newspaper office with reporters pounding away at typewriters
Recent Examples on the Web Whether the rackety Italian state can process this money effectively, however, is a different question. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 18 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of rackety

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Rackety.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rackety. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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